Two more Oaxaca communards murdered

Two more members of the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO) have been murdered by supporters of Governor Ruiz, bringing the total to nine.

Repression of Korean civil servants continues

Police raid a KGEU office

The repression of the Korean Government Employees Union (KGEU) continues, with 125 out of the union's 251 local offices now shut down, often welded shut with iron bars and plates.

Korean riot police raid union building

Riot police sweep into the KGEU Gangwon Chuncheon Chapter office

This morning, riot police broke through barricades that had been raised by union members and raided the offices of a South Korean trade union.

Sabate Llopart, Manuel, 1927-1950

Manual Sabaté Llopart

A short biography of Manual Sabaté Llopart, anarchist and brother of the famous anti-Franco guerilla Francisco Sabate Llopart, 'El Quico'.

The Gwangju uprising, 1980

The history of the week-long uprising of the South Korean town of Kwangju against the regime of the West-backed dictator General Chun Doo-Hwan. Though it was bloodily suppressed it helped ignite a chain of similar rebellions across Asia, winning people many democratic rights.

Nakov, Alexander Metodiev: his life and 'crimes'

 Alexander Metodiev Nakov at an anarchist conference in 2006

A short biography of Bulgarian anarchist Alexander Metodiev Nakov, including a police file with information about him.

1916-1927: The execution of Sacco and Vanzetti

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

The story of two Italian-born anarchists, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, framed for murder and then executed for their beliefs.

The US prisoners' movement, 1970-1978 - Howard Zinn


Howard Zinn's history of the movement of US prisoners and supporters on the outside against poor conditions and ill-treatment.

The Australian IWW and 'Direct Action', 1914-2000

IWW mass meeting in Sydney, 1916

A history of the once highly-influential Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union and its publication Direct Action in Australia.

1921-1944: The crushing of the FAUD by Hitler

An account of the decline and crushing of the anarcho-syndicalist trade union the FAUD in Hitler's Germany.